"worrying" in the noun sense
1. badgering, worrying, torment, bedevilment
the act of harassing someone
the act of moving something by repeated tugs or pushes
"vigorous worrying finally loosened the saw"
"worrying" in the verb sense
be worried, concerned, anxious, troubled, or uneasy
"I worry about my job"
2. worry, care
be concerned with
"I worry about my grades"
3. worry, vex
disturb the peace of mind of afflict with mental agitation or distress
"I cannot sleep
4. concern, interest, occupy, worry
be on the mind of
"I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
lacerate by biting
"the dog worried his bone"
touch or rub constantly
"The old man worried his beads"
"worrying" in the adjective sense
1. distressing, distressful, disturbing, perturbing, troubling, worrisome, worrying
causing distress or worry or anxiety
"distressing (or disturbing) news"
"lived in heroic if something distressful isolation"
"a disturbing amount of crime"
"a revelation that was most perturbing"
"a new and troubling thought"
"in a particularly worrisome predicament"
"a worrying situation"
"a worrying time"
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